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What does “ Redefining care” mean to you?

ParaMed needs team members who share our goal of redefining care in the home. Join Canada’s largest home health care company and make a real difference in the lives of people in your community. We provide quality, compassionate care directly to clients where they live because we believe that when you are in need of care, home is a more comfortable place to be! In addition to having the satisfaction of helping clients who need you, you will enjoy:

  • Health and dental benefits
  • Training opportunities
  • Full and part time positions available
  • Mileage/travel allowance
  • Use of a mobile device
  • 2% Year End Work Incentive Payment for all New ParaMed Full and Part Time Employees

Position:  Assignment Coordinator (Weekends)

Region:  Cambridge & Area, Kitchener-Waterloo & Area


Under the direction of the Supervisor of Coordination, the Assignment Coordinator will act as the primary point of contact for clients and field staff, offering superior customer service skills as they match clients in need of care to appropriate field staff. Utilizing a computerized scheduling system, they will assign staff based on specific requirements derived from both private and/or government referrals.


  • Completion of post-secondary education is required. Completion of Medical Office Administration course or medical terminology training will be an asset
  • Two years’ administrative or office experience is required
  • Advanced software skills are required, software scheduling experience is also an asset
  • Superior customer service skills are necessary
  • Ability to effectively communicate both through oral and written mediums
  • Able to provide a current criminal check
  • Demonstrate compassion, tact and diplomacy when interacting with clients and their families
  • Familiar with community/home care industry
  • Training in Non Violent Crisis Management will be considered an asset


  • Receive and enter into the computer system new referrals from private or government sources
  • Determine if referrals can be accepted based on available staffing resources and input from Supervisors
  • Take great care to assign appropriate staff to clients needing care based on a variety of factors including times suggested by clients, staff availability and relevant skill sets while giving consideration to geographic proximity of clients’ residence
  • Build a care schedule that supports continuity of care
  • Enter and update employee and client data within computerized system
  • Respond professionally and courteously to calls and electronic communication from funders, staff, clients and families
  • Document and appropriately report and escalate complaints and incidents related to staff and clients
  • Adhere to the ParaMed policies in all interactions with clients, families or other parties ensuring privacy and confidentiality.
  • Other duties as assigned


The Assignment Coordinator will exercise skills in Customer Service, Time Management and Organizational skills while constantly striving to satisfy referral acceptance requirements.

Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  Part-Time

Deadline for Application:  Friday, September 29, 2017

How to Apply:  In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and ParaMed’s Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of ParaMed’s hiring process.

Location:  Cambridge, Kitchener-Waterloo

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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